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Eclipses During 1999

by Fred Espenak

To be published in Observer's Handbook 1999, Royal Astronomical Society of Canada

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Table 2

Local Circumstances for
Annular Solar Eclipse of 1999 Feb 16

 Geographic           Eclipse Maximum Eclipse Sun  Sun   Ecl.   Ecl.   Umb.
  Location             Begins Eclipse   Ends  Alt   Az   Mag.   Obs.   Dur.
                        h:m     h:m     h:m    o    o
Antarctica
South Pole             05:36   06:07   06:39   13   92  0.145  0.065        
McMurdo                06:01   06:29   06:56   14  277  0.105  0.040        

Australia
Adelaide, SA           06:33   07:39   08:39   24  271  0.633  0.541        
Blacktown, NSW         06:46   07:45   08:38   12  263  0.565  0.462        
Brisbane, QLD          06:54   07:54     -  s   8  260  0.675  0.590        
Canberra, NSW          06:43   07:42   08:36   14  265  0.549  0.443        
Melbourne, VIC         06:36   07:37   08:32   19  269  0.533  0.426        
Newcastle, NSW         06:48   07:46   08:39   11  262  0.575  0.473        
Perth, WA              05:58   07:24   08:40   46  286  0.920  0.895        
Southport, QLD         06:54   07:53     -  s   7  260  0.663  0.575        
Sydney, NSW            06:46   07:44   08:38   12  263  0.561  0.458        
Wollongong, NSW        06:45   07:44   08:37   13  263  0.553  0.448        

Guam
Agana                  07:54   08:27s    -  s   0  257  0.167  0.079        

Indonesia
Bandung (Bandoeng)     06:45   07:55   08:55   48  259  0.354  0.238        
Banyuwangi             06:48   08:01   09:05   40  261  0.483  0.371        
Brebes                 06:47   07:57   08:58   46  259  0.374  0.258        
Cianjur                06:45   07:54   08:55   48  259  0.345  0.229        
Cibinong               06:46   07:54   08:54   48  259  0.331  0.216        
Cilacap                06:44   07:55   08:58   46  260  0.396  0.280        
Ciledug                06:46   07:56   08:57   46  259  0.370  0.254        
Cimahi                 06:45   07:54   08:55   48  259  0.352  0.237        
Ciparay                06:45   07:54   08:56   48  259  0.359  0.244        
Depok                  06:46   07:54   08:54   48  258  0.329  0.215        

Garut                  06:44   07:54   08:56   47  259  0.366  0.251        
Genteng                06:48   08:01   09:05   40  261  0.484  0.373        
Indramayu              06:48   07:56   08:56   46  259  0.349  0.234        
Jakarta                06:47   07:54   08:54   48  258  0.322  0.208        
Jember                 06:48   08:01   09:04   40  261  0.473  0.360        
Majalaya               06:45   07:55   08:56   47  259  0.360  0.244        
Muncar                 06:48   08:01   09:05   40  261  0.488  0.377        
Pare                   06:47   07:59   09:02   42  260  0.442  0.327        
Pringsewu              06:49   07:53   08:49   50  257  0.274  0.164        
Purwokerto             06:45   07:56   08:58   46  260  0.391  0.275        

Semarang               06:48   07:58   09:00   44  259  0.396  0.280        
Serang                 06:47   07:53   08:52   49  258  0.311  0.198        
Surabaya               06:49   08:01   09:03   41  260  0.436  0.321        
Tangerang              06:47   07:54   08:53   49  258  0.320  0.206        
Tasikmalaya            06:44   07:55   08:57   47  260  0.374  0.258        
Tembilahan             07:15   07:57   08:35   50  251  0.110  0.043        

                        All times are Greenwich Mean Time.  
                       'r' indicates eclipse in progress at sunrise.
                       's' indicates eclipse in progress at sunset.


Table 2 (continued)

Local Circumstances for
Annular Solar Eclipse of 1999 Feb 16

 Geographic           Eclipse Maximum Eclipse Sun  Sun   Ecl.   Ecl.   Umb.
  Location             Begins Eclipse   Ends  Alt   Az   Mag.   Obs.   Dur.
                        h:m     h:m     h:m    o    o
Madagascar
Antananarivo           04:17   04:57   05:41   31   94  0.147  0.066        

Mauritius
Port Louis             04:27   05:16   06:10   44   88  0.175  0.085        

Mozambique
Maputo                 03:54   04:47   05:45   15   97  0.423  0.307        

New Zealand
Auckland               06:52   07:18s    -  s   0  254  0.311  0.197        
Christchurch           06:46   07:28     -  s   1  253  0.305  0.191        
Manukau                06:51   07:17s    -  s   0  254  0.303  0.190        
Wellington             06:48   07:26s    -  s   0  252  0.326  0.211        

Papua New Guinea
Port Moresby           07:12   08:15     -  s   5  258  0.841  0.793        

Reunion
St.-Denis              04:22   05:12   06:07   41   88  0.196  0.101        

Singapore
Singapore              07:25   08:00   08:32   48  250  0.077  0.025        

South Africa
Cape Town                -  r  04:49   05:51    5  102  0.729  0.655        
Durban                 03:52   04:49   05:52   14   96  0.548  0.443        
Johannesburg           03:53   04:45   05:43   11   99  0.456  0.341        
Pretoria               03:54   04:45   05:42   11   99  0.440  0.325        

Zambia
Lusaka                 04:09   04:40   05:13    8  101  0.129  0.055        

Zimbabwe
Harare                 04:05   04:42   05:23   11  100  0.186  0.093        


                        All times are Greenwich Mean Time.  
                       'r' indicates eclipse in progress at sunrise.
                       's' indicates eclipse in progress at sunset.

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Eclipses During 1999

by Fred Espenak

To be published in Observer's Handbook 1999, Royal Astronomical Society of Canada

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Table 4

Local Circumstances for
Total Solar Eclipse of 1999 August 11

 Geographic           Eclipse Maximum Eclipse Sun  Sun   Ecl.   Ecl.   Umb.
  Location             Begins Eclipse   Ends  Alt   Az   Mag.   Obs.   Dur.
                        h:m     h:m     h:m    o    o
Afghanistan
Kabul                  11:06   12:13   13:12   24  273  0.780  0.727        

Algeria
Alger (Algiers)        09:03   10:24   11:49   61  131  0.634  0.549        

Arctic
North Pole             10:06   10:41   11:16   15  159  0.202  0.106        

Armenia
Jerevan                10:21   11:42   12:55   48  245  0.925  0.912        

Austria
Wien (Vienna)          09:24   10:46   12:09   57  174  0.990  0.992        

Azerbaijan
Baku                   10:30   11:48   12:58   43  251  0.862  0.832        

Bangladesh 
Chittagong             11:34   12:26s    -  s   0  287  0.849  0.812        
Dacca                  11:32   12:29     -  s   1  286  0.839  0.799        

Belarus
Minsk                  09:43   10:59   12:14   50  197  0.775  0.722        

Belgium 
Antwerpen (Anvers)     09:09   10:26   11:47   51  148  0.964  0.961        
Bruxelles (Brussels)   09:08   10:26   11:47   51  148  0.975  0.974        

Bosnia & Herzegowina
Sarajevo               09:27   10:53   12:18   61  181  0.935  0.925        

Bulgaria
Sofija (Sofia)         09:37   11:04   12:27   62  196  0.944  0.936        

                        All times are Greenwich Mean Time.  
                       'r' indicates eclipse in progress at sunrise.
                       's' indicates eclipse in progress at sunset.


Table 4 (continued)

Local Circumstances for
Total Solar Eclipse of 1999 August 11

 Geographic           Eclipse Maximum Eclipse Sun  Sun   Ecl.   Ecl.   Umb.
  Location             Begins Eclipse   Ends  Alt   Az   Mag.   Obs.   Dur.
                        h:m     h:m     h:m    o    o
Canada
Halifax, NS              -  r  09:34   10:31    3   71  0.931  0.916        
Hamilton, ON             -  r  10:19r  10:31    0   68  0.211  0.113        
MontrÄal, QC             -  r  09:49r  10:32    0   67  0.735  0.670        
North York, ON           -  r  10:18r  10:31    0   68  0.231  0.129        
Ottawa, ON               -  r  09:57r  10:32    0   67  0.609  0.517        
QuÄbec, QC               -  r  09:38   10:33    0   67  0.832  0.791        
Saint John's, NF       08:39   09:36   10:38   11   80  0.930  0.916        
Toronto, ON              -  r  10:16r  10:31    0   68  0.268  0.160        

Canary Islands
Las Palmas G.Canaria   08:44   09:42   10:47   41   94  0.348  0.235        
Santa Cruz Tenerife    08:43   09:41   10:46   40   94  0.360  0.246        

China
Chengdu (Chengtu)      11:26   11:49s    -  s   0  288  0.370  0.256        
Chongqing (Chungkin╔   11:27   11:40s    -  s   0  288  0.228  0.127        
Shuicheng              11:29   11:41s    -  s   0  288  0.193  0.099        
Xi'an (Sian)           11:23   11:36s    -  s   0  289  0.206  0.109        

Cyprus
Lesmesos               10:05   11:34   12:54   60  236  0.840  0.804        
Nicosia                10:05   11:33   12:53   60  235  0.856  0.825        

Czech Republic
Praha                  09:21   10:42   12:04   55  169  0.952  0.946        

Denmark
Kobenhavn              09:23   10:38   11:54   49  166  0.815  0.773        

Egypt
Alexandria             10:05   11:33   12:53   64  237  0.712  0.644        
Al-Jizah               10:10   11:38   12:57   63  242  0.698  0.626        
Cairo                  10:10   11:38   12:57   63  242  0.699  0.628        

England
Birmingham, EN         09:03   10:18   11:37   46  138  0.943  0.935        
Leeds, EN              09:05   10:19   11:37   46  139  0.906  0.888        
Liverpool, EN          09:03   10:17   11:35   45  137  0.919  0.905        
London, EN             09:04   10:20   11:40   48  140  0.968  0.966        
Manchester, EN         09:04   10:18   11:36   46  138  0.916  0.901        
Newcastle upon Tyne    09:06   10:20   11:36   45  140  0.875  0.848        

Ethiopia
Addis Abeba            11:29   12:26   13:16   47  283  0.247  0.143        

                        All times are Greenwich Mean Time.  
                       'r' indicates eclipse in progress at sunrise.
                       's' indicates eclipse in progress at sunset.


Table 4 (continued)

Local Circumstances for
Total Solar Eclipse of 1999 August 11

 Geographic           Eclipse Maximum Eclipse Sun  Sun   Ecl.   Ecl.   Umb.
  Location             Begins Eclipse   Ends  Alt   Az   Mag.   Obs.   Dur.
                        h:m     h:m     h:m    o    o
Finland
Helsinki               09:42   10:51   12:00   45  189  0.652  0.570        

France
Lille                  09:06   10:24   11:46   50  145  0.984  0.985        
Lyon                   09:06   10:27   11:51   55  145  0.911  0.894        
Marseille              09:06   10:28   11:54   58  144  0.841  0.806        
Paris                  09:04   10:23   11:45   51  142  0.992  0.994        

Georgia
Tbilisi                10:20   11:40   12:53   48  243  0.889  0.865        

Germany
Berlin                 09:21   10:40   11:59   52  167  0.893  0.872        
Dčsseldorf             09:11   10:30   11:51   52  153  0.956  0.951        
Essen                  09:14   10:32   11:51   51  156  0.911  0.894        
Frankfurt am Main      09:13   10:33   11:55   53  156  0.979  0.979        
Hamburg                09:17   10:35   11:53   51  161  0.881  0.856        
Hannover               09:16   10:34   11:54   52  160  0.912  0.896        
KÜln (Cologne)         09:12   10:30   11:52   52  153  0.963  0.960        
Mannheim               09:13   10:33   11:55   54  156  0.997  0.998        
Mčnchen                09:16   10:38   12:01   56  162  1.028  1.000  02m08s
Nčrnberg               09:16   10:37   11:59   55  161  0.986  0.988        

Stuttgart              09:13   10:34   11:57   55  157  1.028  1.000  02m17s

Greece
Ath'nai (Athens)       09:41   11:10   12:34   66  204  0.822  0.781        

Hungary
Budapest               09:28   10:52   12:14   58  181  0.991  0.993        

Iceland
Reykjav'k              09:09   10:10   11:14   30  120  0.646  0.563        

India
Ahmadabad              11:26   12:31   13:29   16  280  0.995  0.997        
Bangalore              11:42   12:42     -  s   6  284  0.816  0.771        
Bombay                 11:32   12:36   13:33   14  282  0.927  0.912        
Calcutta               11:33   12:30     -  s   2  286  0.879  0.851        
Delhi                  11:21   12:23   13:20   14  280  0.829  0.787        
Hyderabad              11:37   12:38     -  s   8  284  0.936  0.924        
Kanpur                 11:26   12:27     -  s  11  282  0.850  0.814        
Kanpur                 11:26   12:27     -  s  11  282  0.850  0.814        
Madras                 11:43   12:42     -  s   4  285  0.840  0.801        

Nagpur                 11:32   12:33     -  s   9  283  0.982  0.981        
Pune                   11:33   12:36   13:33   13  282  0.925  0.910        

Iran
Esfahan (Isfahan)      10:45   12:03   13:13   41  262  1.024  1.000  01m33s
Mashhad                10:52   12:04   13:09   34  265  0.841  0.804        
Tehran                 10:40   11:58   13:08   41  258  0.943  0.935        

Iraq
Baghdad                10:31   11:54   13:08   48  255  0.947  0.940        

Ireland
Dublin (Baile štha ╔   09:00   10:13   11:30   43  131  0.925  0.912        

Israel
Tel Aviv-Yafo          10:14   11:41   13:00   59  244  0.796  0.748        

Italy
Milano (Milan)         09:12   10:35   12:00   58  155  0.922  0.908        
Napoli (Naples)        09:21   10:47   12:13   64  168  0.820  0.779        
Roma (Rome)            09:17   10:43   12:09   63  163  0.838  0.802        
Torino (Turin)         09:09   10:32   11:57   57  151  0.902  0.883        

                        All times are Greenwich Mean Time.  
                       'r' indicates eclipse in progress at sunrise.
                       's' indicates eclipse in progress at sunset.


Table 4 (continued)

Local Circumstances for
Total Solar Eclipse of 1999 August 11

 Geographic           Eclipse Maximum Eclipse Sun  Sun   Ecl.   Ecl.   Umb.
  Location             Begins Eclipse   Ends  Alt   Az   Mag.   Obs.   Dur.
                        h:m     h:m     h:m    o    o
Jordan 
'Amman                 10:16   11:43   13:01   58  246  0.808  0.763        

Kazakhstan
Alma-Ata               11:03   12:01   12:54   21  272  0.558  0.458        

Kuwait
Al-Kuwayt              10:44   12:05   13:16   44  263  0.898  0.878        

Kyrgyzstan 
Frunze (Bishkek)       11:01   12:01   12:55   22  270  0.582  0.486        

Latvia
Riga                   09:39   10:53   12:05   48  189  0.727  0.662        

Lebanon
Beirut                 10:12   11:39   12:58   58  242  0.850  0.817        

Libya
Tripoli                09:26   10:51   12:16   72  163  0.578  0.483        

Lithuania
Vilnius                09:40   10:56   12:10   50  192  0.772  0.718        

Maldives
Male                   11:56   12:50     -  s   6  285  0.538  0.436        

Malta
Valletta               09:25   10:52   12:18   69  169  0.678  0.603        

Moldova
Kisin'ov               09:45   11:09   12:28   56  206  0.927  0.915        

Mongolia
Ulaanbaatar            11:12   11:52     -  s   3  290  0.319  0.207        

Morocco
Casablanca             08:49   10:00   11:18   50  108  0.514  0.409        
Rabat                  08:50   10:01   11:20   51  109  0.526  0.423        

Myanmar 
Yangon                 11:39   12:02s    -  s   0  286  0.413  0.300        

Netherlands
Amsterdam              09:10   10:27   11:47   50  150  0.931  0.919        
Rotterdam              09:09   10:27   11:47   50  149  0.944  0.936        

Norway
Oslo                   09:25   10:35   11:47   45  164  0.718  0.651        

Pakistan
Karachi                11:18   12:27   13:27   22  277  1.020  1.000  01m13s
Lahore                 11:15   12:19   13:16   18  277  0.793  0.743        

Poland
Katowice               09:29   10:50   12:10   55  180  0.920  0.906        
Lodz                   09:30   10:50   12:08   54  181  0.878  0.853        
Warsaw                 09:32   10:51   12:10   53  184  0.857  0.826        

Portugal
Lisbon                 08:46   09:59   11:20   47  112  0.672  0.595        
Porto                  08:47   10:02   11:23   47  115  0.748  0.688        

                        All times are Greenwich Mean Time.  
                       'r' indicates eclipse in progress at sunrise.
                       's' indicates eclipse in progress at sunset.


Table 4 (continued)

Local Circumstances for
Total Solar Eclipse of 1999 August 11

 Geographic           Eclipse Maximum Eclipse Sun  Sun   Ecl.   Ecl.   Umb.
  Location             Begins Eclipse   Ends  Alt   Az   Mag.   Obs.   Dur.
                        h:m     h:m     h:m    o    o
Romania
Bucharest              09:41   11:07   12:29   59  202  1.029  1.000  02m22s

Russia
Chelyabinsk            10:32   11:32   12:29   33  247  0.498  0.391        
Gorki                  10:07   11:16   12:21   42  223  0.608  0.517        
Kazan                  10:15   11:22   12:24   40  231  0.579  0.483        
Kujbysev               10:18   11:27   12:31   41  236  0.616  0.527        
Moskva                 09:58   11:10   12:19   46  214  0.665  0.586        
Novosibirsk            10:54   11:42   12:27   20  268  0.357  0.243        
Omsk                   10:46   11:39   12:29   26  260  0.417  0.304        
Perm                   10:23   11:24   12:21   35  238  0.493  0.386        
Rostov-na-Donu         10:05   11:24   12:38   50  227  0.823  0.782        
St. Petersburg         09:48   10:57   12:05   44  198  0.628  0.542        

Samara                 10:18   11:27   12:31   41  236  0.616  0.527        
Saratov                10:13   11:25   12:33   44  232  0.679  0.603        
Ufa                    10:25   11:29   12:29   37  241  0.545  0.444        
Volgograd              10:12   11:28   12:38   46  233  0.748  0.688        

Saudi Arabia
Jiddah                 10:47   12:07   13:17   52  268  0.587  0.494        
Riyadh                 10:52   12:12   13:22   44  268  0.770  0.715        

Scotland
Glasgow                09:05   10:17   11:32   43  137  0.855  0.822        

Slovakia
Bratislava             09:25   10:48   12:10   57  176  0.987  0.989        

Slovenia
Ljubljana              09:20   10:44   12:09   59  169  0.968  0.966        

Somalia
Moqadisho              12:01   12:41   13:19   35  287  0.152  0.070        

Spain
Barcelona              09:01   10:22   11:47   57  135  0.772  0.718        
Madrid                 08:53   10:10   11:34   52  122  0.728  0.663        
Valencia               08:57   10:16   11:41   56  127  0.706  0.636        

Sri Lanka
Colombo                11:52   12:47     -  s   2  285  0.670  0.590        

Sudan
Khartoum               10:56   12:05   13:07   59  274  0.331  0.219        

Svalbard & Jan Mayen Is.
Svalbard               09:54   10:42   11:30   27  179  0.341  0.228        
Jan Mayen              09:37   10:35   11:33   34  163  0.482  0.374        

Sweden
Stockholm              09:32   10:44   11:55   46  177  0.703  0.633        

Switzerland
Bern                   09:10   10:31   11:55   56  152  0.956  0.951        

Syria
Damascus               10:14   11:41   13:00   57  244  0.851  0.818        
Halab                  10:12   11:38   12:56   56  240  0.927  0.915        

                        All times are Greenwich Mean Time.  
                       'r' indicates eclipse in progress at sunrise.
                       's' indicates eclipse in progress at sunset.


Table 4 (continued)

Local Circumstances for
Total Solar Eclipse of 1999 August 11

 Geographic           Eclipse Maximum Eclipse Sun  Sun   Ecl.   Ecl.   Umb.
  Location             Begins Eclipse   Ends  Alt   Az   Mag.   Obs.   Dur.
                        h:m     h:m     h:m    o    o
Tajikistan
Dusanbe                11:00   12:06   13:05   26  269  0.707  0.636        

Thailand
Bangkok                11:41   11:42s    -  s   0  286  0.010  0.001        

Tunisia
Tunis                  09:16   10:40   12:07   66  153  0.673  0.596        

Turkey
Ankara                 09:58   11:25   12:45   58  225  0.969  0.967        
Istanbul               09:49   11:16   12:38   60  214  0.954  0.950        
Izmir                  09:48   11:17   12:40   63  214  0.869  0.841        

Ukraine
Char'kov               09:58   11:16   12:29   50  218  0.794  0.746        
Dnepropetrovsk         09:56   11:16   12:31   52  217  0.840  0.803        
Doneck                 10:01   11:21   12:35   51  223  0.824  0.784        
Kharkov                09:58   11:16   12:29   50  218  0.794  0.746        
Kiev                   09:48   11:07   12:23   53  206  0.832  0.794        
Odessa                 09:49   11:12   12:31   56  211  0.923  0.910        
Sverdlovsk             10:05   11:23   12:36   49  226  0.805  0.760        

United States
Akron, OH                -  r  10:29r  10:29    0   68  0.002  0.000        
Albany, NY               -  r  09:56r  10:29    0   68  0.592  0.497        
Allentown, PA            -  r  10:08r  10:27    0   69  0.360  0.246        
Baltimore, MD            -  r  10:15r  10:27    0   69  0.209  0.111        
Boston, MA               -  r  09:48r  10:29    0   68  0.734  0.669        
Buffalo, NY              -  r  10:15r  10:30    0   68  0.275  0.167        
Cleveland, OH            -  r  10:29r  10:30    0   68  0.008  0.001        
Harrisburg, PA           -  r  10:14r  10:27    0   69  0.255  0.149        
Hartford, CT             -  r  09:54r  10:28    0   68  0.611  0.520        
New Haven, CT            -  r  09:57r  10:28    0   69  0.556  0.455        

New York, NY             -  r  10:02r  10:27    0   69  0.461  0.349        
Norfolk, VA              -  r  10:19r  10:24    0   70  0.088  0.031        
Philadelphia, PA         -  r  10:09r  10:27    0   69  0.324  0.211        
Pittsburgh, PA           -  r  10:25r  10:28    0   69  0.067  0.021        
Providence, RI           -  r  09:50r  10:28    0   68  0.690  0.614        
Richmond, VA             -  r  10:22r  10:25    0   70  0.062  0.019        
Rochester, NY            -  r  10:10r  10:30    0   68  0.370  0.256        
Syracuse, NY             -  r  10:05r  10:30    0   68  0.457  0.346        
Washington, DC           -  r  10:19r  10:26    0   70  0.142  0.063        

Uzbekistan
Taskent                10:57   12:01   12:59   26  268  0.653  0.570        

Yugoslavia
Beograd                09:31   10:56   12:20   60  186  0.977  0.977  
                        All times are Greenwich Mean Time.  
                       'r' indicates eclipse in progress at sunrise.
                       's' indicates eclipse in progress at sunset.

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Last revised: 1998 Oct 27 - F. Espenak